cast (one's) mind back

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cast (one's) mind back

To try to recall something. This phrase is usually followed by "to" and a specific time period, instance, or event. OK, cast your mind back to freshman year—can you remember who our English teacher was?
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cast your mind back

think back; recall an earlier time.
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cast your ˈmind back to something

think about something in the past: Cast your mind back to when you were a child.
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He said: "At the time the incident took place there will have been a number of people in the area, perhaps driving to work, and I would ask them to cast their mind back and think if you saw anything that matches the description of the suspect.